Will on Cue | The Merchant of Venice

Date: 25/02/2021
Category: Theatre Companies – Professional

The Merchant of Venice

25 Feb, 12:30pm, Midland Park

Join SGCNZ Alumna Maea Shepherd & Ruby Carter as Midland Park becomes ‘a stage where every man must play a part” in this co-operative retelling of The Merchant of Venice.

If “All the world’s a stage”, Wellington certainly is! Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, SGCNZ is delighted to be presenting Alumni and groups who will introduce 10 edited plays and hand out cue-scripts to passers-by to brush up their Bardish skills!
SGCNZ’s participation in The Performance Arcade’s What if the City was a Theatre, with its series of ten pop-up Shakespeare performances entitled Will on Cue throughout February, is the first its year of 30th Anniversary celebrations.
“Name what part I am for, and proceed”- Bottom, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Click here to download the script for The Merchant of Venice and join in the fun!

Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand Presents
Will on Cue | Full Programme
11 Feb, 2:30pm, Merry Wives of Windsor, Outside Circa Theatre, 1 Taranaki St
12 Feb, 12:30pm, Julius Caesar, Civic Square
13 Feb, 2:30pm, Henry V, Top of Botanical Gardens
14 Feb, 2:30pm, King Lear, Freyberg Beach
18 Feb, 12:30pm, Antony and Cleopatra, Outside St Andrew’s on the Terrace
19 Feb, 12:30pm, Hamlet, Bolton St Cemetery
20 Feb, 2:30pm, Cymbeline, Queen Victoria Statue between Kent Terrace and Cambridge Terrace
25 Feb, 12:30pm, Merchant of Venice, Midland Park
26 Feb, 12:30pm, The Tempest, Waitangi Park
27 Feb, 2:30pm, King John, Parliament grounds

Award-winning festival The Performance Arcade will present a FREE city-wide programme of art and performance this summer, curated in collaboration with some of Wellington’s most exciting artists, events, and creative organisations. A vibrant celebration of art in Aotearoa NZ, this initiative marks 10 years of the Wellington festival and the first collaboration of this kind between various sectors of the capital’s creative community.
WHAT IF THE CITY WAS A THEATRE? encourages audiences to rethink the limits of public space. The programme presents an invitation to take to the streets, and experience internationally acclaimed free arts performance in the places you least expect it.
For two months, the capital will be transformed into a wonderland of creative encounters — join in, and make a discovery at every corner.